Mia Kankimäki’s bestselling narrative nonfiction book The Women I Think About at Night will be published in Latvia next year! The rights were acquired by Zvaigzne and their excitement was overflowing:
“Whilst reading the book, I was like traveling myself, I was magically at the same time visiting Blixen’s and Mia’s Africa, and I loved them both.”
– Meldra Āboliņa, Zvaigzne, Latvia
Zvaigzne is the largest publishing company in Latvia. Their non-fiction list contains the likes of Walter Isaacson, Marie Kondo, Bill Bryson, Jeremy Clarkson, etc.
About the book:
Good Night Stories for Rebel Girls meets Eat Pray Love.
An exciting and passionate non-fiction book about some of the bravest and most inspiring women throughout history, such as Karen Blixen, Yayoi Kusama, Isabella Bird. Over 18 000 copies have been printed in Finland.
About the author:
Mia Kankimäki has worked as an editor and copywriter. Her first book, Things That Make One’s Heart Beat Faster, a book that took her to Kyoto in search of Sei Shonagon, a Japanese noblewoman and writer who lived a thousand years ago. The book received, among others, the 2015 HelMet Award annually given by Helsinki libraries to ‘a future classic’.
Simon & Schuster